Posts from August 2020 (Page 2)

Posts from August 2020 (Page 2)


Jonah 3:3-6

August 13, 2020 – Thursday                                                         Jonah 3:3-6     NIV 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it.  4 Jonah began by going a day’s journey into the city, proclaiming, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.”  5 The Ninevites believed…

Lamentations 4:11-13

August 12, 2020 – Wednesday                     Lamentations 4:11-13     NIV 11 The Lord has given full vent to His wrath; He has poured out His fierce anger. He kindled a fire in Zion that consumed her foundations. 12 The kings of the earth did not believe, nor did any of the peoples of the world, that enemies and foes could enter the gates of Jerusalem. 13 But it happened because of the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who…

Jeremiah 40:13-14

August 11, 2020 – Tuesday                                                                            Jeremiah 40:13-14     NIV 13 Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers still in the open country came to Gedaliah at Mizpah  14 and said to him, “Don’t you know that Baalis king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael son of Nethaniah…

Isaiah 53:1-3

August 10, 2020 – Monday Isaiah 53:1-3     NIV 1  Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 2  He grew up before Him like a tender shoot,  and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to Him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire Him. 3  He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain.  Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and…

Isaiah 43:10-13

August 07, 2020 – Friday                                                               Isaiah 43:10-13     NIV 10 “You are My witnesses,” declares the Lord,  “and My servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe Me and understand that I am He.  Before Me no god was formed, nor will there be one after Me. 11 I, even I, am the Lord, and…

Proverbs 28:1

August 06, 2020 – Thursday                                                              Proverbs 28:1     NIV 1 The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion. Comment Before leaving Proverbs, I could not pass up the opportunity to comment on one of my favorite verses within Proverbs of the half dozen or so…

Proverbs 26:23-26

August 05, 2020 – Wednesday     Proverbs 26:23-26     NIV 23 Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. 24 Enemies disguise themselves with their lips, but in their hearts they harbor deceit. 25 Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, for seven abominations fill their hearts. 26 Their malice may be concealed by deception, but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. Comment While each proverb within a chapter of Proverbs can stand on its…

Psalms 3:8

August 04, 2020 – Tuesday      Psalms 3:8     NKJV 8 Salvation belongs to the Lord. Your blessing is upon Your people. Selah Comment Monday evening Bible study, last night, found us examining Psalm 3 in detail where it is sandwiched between 2 Samuel 15 and 16 in the So That’s Why Bible. It is a chronological Bible so you will find Psalms placed where the authors think they best reflect the chronology of what is happening in the Bible. In this case, Psalm 3, they were spot on.…

Proverbs 14:14-16

August 03, 2020 – Monday                                           Proverbs 14:14-16     NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs. 15 The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps. 16 The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure. Comment Proverbs are so full of wisdom, I am tempted to…
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